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Rep. Robert Davis

Former Representative for Michigan’s 11th District

Davis, a Republican, was the representative for Michigan’s 11th congressional district from 1979 to 1992.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Davis is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Davis sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Davis was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Davis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (29%) Environmental Protection (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Native Americans (5%)

Recent Bills

Some of Davis’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1992, Davis missed 571 of 6,654 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: